Posts Tagged ‘iphone’

The phones we love too much

Monday, May 15th, 2017

We have an intimate relationship with our phones. We sleep with them, eat with them and carry them in our pockets. We check them, on average, 47 times a day — 82 times if you’re between 18 and 24 years old, according to recent data. And we love them for good reason: They tell the Read more

New IPhone app creates ‘digital collection plate’

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Catholics in San Francisco are now able to donate to their local church using a free iPhone app. The “digital collection plate” stems from a partnership between the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Evergive. It is also available on Android. The app also simplifies creating new donation categories for special causes, be they for Nepal Read more

Benediction: A free game for iPhone and iPad

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Mike Schramm has just released a game for the iPhone, iPad mini and iPad, to the iTunes app store. It’s free and it’s called Benediction. In his own life lately, Schram says he has been dealing with some heavy stuff, that caused him to wonder what it would be like to have the powers of Read more

Rosary Plus: My New Favorite Rosary App

Friday, August 10th, 2012

In the course of my search for the perfect rosary app, I have downloaded and tried dozens. So far, only three have made the cut to “Essential” level, and only iRosary remains of the three that were on the list when I wrote that article. But now, thanks to the new Rosary Plus iOS app from St. Read more

Children seduced by new technologies

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Take a look around you and, in cars, shopping centres and restaurants, chances are you’ll find young children engrossed, not in the world around them, but in their new digital reality. Australians have smartphones and tablet computers gripped in their sweaty embrace, adopting the new internet-enabled technology as the standard operating platform for their lives, Read more

Apple agrees to better assembly plant conditions: Employees saddened

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The social justice concerns users of Apple iPhones, iPads, iPods and Mac computers about working conditions in China’s Foxconn electronics factories have been addressed by Apple and Foxconn. Not only do workers face long hours, but they also face many hazardous conditions. There have been reports of injuries, and some employees have attempted suicide. In Read more

Ignio – Pray and your ‘iPhone candle’ gets bigger

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

A new free iPhone application called Ignio is an innovative way for Catholics to encourage young people in their faith. Ignio – “ignite” in Latin – is a free app which tracks users’ religious activity. The App tracks everything from reading Scriptures to posting prayers – and reflects it in the flame of a virtual candle Read more

WYD 2011: There’s an App for that

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The Vatican, Saturday, unveiled an iPhone App to aid pilgrims’ participation in World Youth Day 2011. The new App, iGPII, named after the founder of WYD, former Pope John Paul II, works on iPod, iPhone and iPad, and will provide regularly updated information about World Youth day activities, directions to recommended restaurants, places to stay and Read more

1 Million Workers. 90 Million iPhones. 17 Suicides. Who’s to Blame?

Friday, March 25th, 2011

We all like our iPhone’s, Mac’s, iPads, our cameras, MP3 players but the factory we these wonderfully creative devices have been manufactured has been a place of suicide for 17 people. Suicide at Foxconn Shenzhen plant where Apple and many other companies have their manufacturing plants has thankfully seems to be a thing of the Read more

Mea Culpa, another Confession App

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Mea Culpa is the simplest and safest way to remember those sins you need to confess the next time you stop in at the confessional. Among it’s features, it offers 400 sins that you can choose from, easy navigation between them, and for your convenience they’re pre-packaged into lists of Venial and Mortal. With an Read more